July 15: WorkSafeBC Plans to Implement Recommended Changes


WorkSafeBC has accepted the WorkSafeBC Review and Action Plan report and will immediately focus on implementation of the recommendations for which it’s responsible. Key recommendations from the Action Plan include:

  • Development of OHS policies to specify reasonable steps for employers, workers and supervisors to take to address combustible dust hazards
  • Implementation of the sustained compliance plan for sawmills outlined in the report
  • Development of a plan for ongoing inspection of other wood product manufacturers and pellet mills, with appropriate enforcement efforts to bring this sector into sustained compliance.